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Israeli Interior Minister Eli Yishai, visiting the scene of a bus bombing in Jerusalem, calls...

Israeli Interior Minister Eli Yishai, visiting the scene of a bus bombing in Jerusalem, calls for retaliation. "Recent events require us to take action, if we don't do this we will lose our power of deterrence." Southern Israel was hit earlier today with rocket attacks from Gaza.
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  • Lilguy
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    While I'm sure the Israelis will respond quite forcefully, the Minister's logic here escapes me totally: Israel has already lost the power of deterrence, that is, preventing an attack by threatening an overwhelming response, because there have been many attacks--and many responses.

     

    At this point, as it has been for decades, it is merely a one-sided tit for tat, which neither prevents future Palestinian attacks nor facilitates Arab-Israeli peace. That said, I have no idea what will facilitate peace.
    23 Mar 2011, 11:42 AM Reply Like
  • tigersam
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    Lets talk about our bus accident in NY. I am very sure Israel can manage there problem.
    23 Mar 2011, 01:40 PM Reply Like
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